Cindy Polite Kamm, Mill Valley, CA. Cindy’s passion and professional career has been in science education, land conservation, and art. She has worked as an educator, wildlife biologist, naturalist/guide and consultant for a number of companies and organizations including National Audubon Society, The Nature Conservancy, The Sea Training Institute, The Rhomburg Center/ UCSF, The California Academy of Sciences, Biosystems Analysis, and San Francisco and Marin County School District.
Cindy currently sits on the California Advisory Board of The Trust for Public Land and chairs the Board Affairs Committee. Previous boards and committees include the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, Sea Training Institute, Richardson’s Bay Audubon Sanctuary, The River of Words and, for ten years, and a founding board member of The Greenwood School in Mill Valley.
Internationally, she has been involved in teaching and conservation work for The Rift Valley Children’s Village, the Foundation for African Medicine and Education (Tanzania), Fondacao Ecologica Cristalino (Brazil), and for the Cofan Tribe (Ecuador). Cindy has a BS in Environmental Science from Colorado College, and advanced studies at UC Berkeley, College of Marin.
Cindy resides in the town of Mill Valley, California, with her husband and two daughters. In her free time she is a skier, diver, biker and birder.